My drip bucket technique – low tech drip irrigation
You discover one of your tender young plants is wilting – and it's not your day to water your yard. What can you do?
Focus on the drain holes
Most water-saving tips focus on the faucet. I'm encouraging you to focus as well on where the water goes, where it leaves your home.
Greywater versus blackwater
What is greywater? What is blackwater? What should you be cautious about?
Multi-year drought, megadrought or Aridification
"Drought" is a really lightweight term for what we're experiencing. We should really be using far stronger terms. A multi-year drought? A megadrought? Aridification?
What we can do about water use
We have a “use it once, then send it away” attitude about many earth resources, and water is just one of these. Right now, we’re feeling the pinch because of the California drought. But these times are a reminder to shift…